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metatarsal fracture, when will I stop using crutches?

I was wondering when will I stop using crutches for my 5th metatarsal fracture. I have been to two doctors one said 6 to 8 weeks while the other said 2 to 3 months and now I am confused. If your require the x ray please write your email address with the answer. thank you so much.
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replied November 30th, 2018
Its only a range and each fracture is different with respect to rehabilitation and recovery. One person may require 6 weeks who is fit enough. An obese , diabetic , sedentary patient with other comorbidities not listed here may require longer. Consult your treating orthopedic doctor for accurate feedback in relation to your particular situation.


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